Easy Photo Tips
the camera's frame with your subject
photographing fish, shoot from the same level as they
are or 20 percent lower
film with the lowest speed possible for the amount
of light:natural light only - 400 asa film; with bright
flash close-ups:50 asa film; from 1m(3ft): 200 asa
you flash away from the camera to eliminate particle
a strong and high F stop to get your greatest depth
Reef Eco Tips
the sandy areas when swimming across the
shallow part of the reef. It is easy to accidentally
crush corals and disturb other animals
touch corals or hang off, rest on, or kick
them. coral are living animals and are damaged even
by gentle handling
kicking up the sand. it spoils the visibility
for others and damages corals and other reef animals
when it settles
spearfish. It is prohibited
all coral and reef animals
where they are. Corals are the "building bricks"
of the reef
make sure you are properly weighted and watch your
bouyance. If you haven't dived in over a year, take
a quick refresher to polish up your skills.
careful in underwater caves and caverns.
Avoid crowding and don't spend too long there - bubbles
collect on the roof and reef animal can "drown
the fish is acceptable in selected areas
but should be resisted elsewhere. It can upset the
natural balance of the reef.
local fisherman and their equiptment. They
are working towards environmentally sound fishing,
but changing changing age old customs takes time.
eat turtle. Marine turtle are endangered
litter. This will keep the place clean and
you and others will enjoy of a cleaner place.
anchor on corals. Tie up to a snooring buoy
or jetty, or anchor carefully in sand or patchy patches.
the reef! Grounding is bad for your boat
and the reef.
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